Junior Communications Manager

The Fundraising and Communications Department is responsible for creating opportunities for people to hear about the Lisbon Project and contribute towards the empowerment of migrants and refugees. As Junior Communications Manager you will oversee the planning and implementation of our external communications. Through storytelling and dynamic reporting, your goal will be to convey inspiration, gratitude and hope by sharing the impact of the Lisbon Project! You will work closely with the Fundraising & Communications Director and CEO to shape the voice of the organization in a way that is consistent across different platforms!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Social Media

  • Staying up to date with community calendar in order to ensure quality photos are taken;
  • Managing a team of volunteer photographers and videographers;
  • Develop and implement creative and engaging social media strategies (Linkedin,
    Facebook, Instagram);
  • Manage day-to-day handling of all social media platforms, adapting content to suit each platform/channel;
  • Monitor, track, analyse and report on performance on social media platforms using tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook insights;
  • Recommend improvements to increase performance;
  • Collaborate with the project’s team members to support key initiatives and campaigns;
  • Participate in team meetings.


  • Lead a creative process of telling the stories of the Lisbon Project community mainly through our blog;
  • Collaborate with various LP teams to identify interesting events and projects worth sharing about;
  • Connect with community members as well as volunteers and staff to build content that will inspire, motivate and thank supporters of the LP;
  • Deliver high quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract donors, boost awareness and compel audiences to action.
  • Build communication strategy for different platforms using the power of story-telling!


  • Unafraid to take initiative
  • Curious to know people and their stories
  • Great listening skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient;
  • Highly organized, empathetic leader;
  • Creative skills for contributing with new and innovative ideas;
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills, suitable for each platform;
  • Must speak fluent English, other language skills are valued.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity;


  • Contribution to social impact – self-fulfillment and personal growth in pursuing a valuable cause
  • Knowledge growth – learning about immigration related processes, contexts and realities as well as other NGO related topics in Portugal
  • Multi-tasking – having the flexibility to work with different departments and teams, growing in the knowledge and experience of each
  • Free tea and coffee (like all day long)!
  • Participation in a diverse and unique environment

Time Commitment: 30 hours a week (at LP)

Duration: Minimum 6 months

Intern reports to: Fundraising & Communications Director

We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.